Six CNR faculty were part of the Cal Future Forum, a day-long event highlighting the latest research findings of leading researchers who are developing solutions to the environmental challenges we face.
In the twenty-plus years since plant and microbial biology professor Anastasios Melis proposed the idea for a program recognizing undergraduate research efforts, over 640 students have participated in the CNR Honors Research Program.
Every spring, students in the Nutritional Science and Toxicology (NST) Food Systems course led by Kristen Rasmussen de Vasquez collaborate with campus chefs on revamping an existing recipe to be healthier and more environmentally-conscious.
Plant and microbial biology professor Krishna Niyogi and collaborators have sequenced the genome of a promising species of green alga, providing a blueprint for new discoveries in sustainable biofuels, antioxidants, and other valuable bioproducts.
The fifth episode of the Climate Lab video series from University of California and Vox features comments from professor Dan Kammen of the Energy & Resources Group on developing technologies in nuclear energy.
In the 2nd of our interviews with CNR students, we hear from graduating senior Harshika Chowdhary on her time in the Berkeley Medical Reserve Corps, her research experiences, and her advice for incoming students.
A study led by CNR ecologists has found significant flaws in the research used to challenge the U.S. Forest Service plan to restore Sierra Nevada forests to less dense, and less fire-prone, environments.
In the first of our series of interviews with students in the College of Natural Resources, Brooke Maushund tells us about her once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the COP22 Conference in Morocco, the Cal ski team, and why you shouldn't always follow the rules.
A new ERG study maps out a viable strategy for developing wind and solar power in Africa while simultaneously reducing the continent’s reliance on fossil fuels and lowering power plant construction costs.
UC Berkeley’s Energy Biosciences Institute has entered into a five-year research agreement with Shell International Exploration and Production to fund research that meets the growing demand for energy in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.